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Your Back-to-School Discounts

posted by Melissa | August 04, 2015, 10:50 AM

 

Don't overspend on your classroom!  Instead check out the discounts below to find the best prices for the classroom materials that you need.

 

Office Depot

The free Office Depot Star Teacher Program offers educators a number of special discounts and rewards. In addition to 10% in rewards points on select purchases, members also have exclusive access to special events and sales throughout the year.

 

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College Board Reveals Revised AP US History Framework

posted by Melissa | August 03, 2015, 11:15 AM


Last year, the College Board made waves when it released the revised standards for Advanced Placement (AP) US History.  The revised course was criticized by conservative politicians and pundits for being anti-American.  Many people pointed out that the framework often presented a one-sided view of history in its attempts to explore historical controversies and nuances.

 

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Reform Matters: July 29th, 2015

posted by Alana | July 29, 2015, 04:47 PM

 A Publication of the Association of American Educators
Volume 3, Issue 23: July 29, 2015

 


Friedrichs vs. CTA: The end of compulsory union dues?

The U.S. Supreme Court may be prepared to strike down laws forcing public employees to pay union dues/fees. "Exciting and encouraging news," said Ms. Karen Cuen, an AAE member and one of the plaintiffs in the case, as it would eliminate requirements that forcibly collect fees from teachers simply for the privilege of having a job in the public schools.

AAE joined an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in support of the petition for certiorari in the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case. As an organization founded on the principles of professionalism and choice, we couldn't be more thrilled about the advancement.

 

 

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